November 20, 2017

NEW VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTD: HOT DIESEL JOINS MODEL LINE-UP

Volkswagen has unveiled the seventh generation Golf GTD, ahead of its official Geneva Motor Show debut. The latest incarnation of VW’s potent diesel hatch promises ‘GTI performance’ coupled with typical diesel frugality. Distinctive GTD exterior styling cues include smoked LED rear lights, chrome … [Read more...]

PUMP UP THE POWER: EXCLUSIVE “EDITION 507” C 63 AMG

For those who 464 horsepower just simply isn’t enough, Mercedes-AMG has revealed details of their super-powerful range of C 63 AMG models, comprising coupé, saloon and estate. Exclusive "Edition 507" models see an increase of 50 hp from the AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine, pushing output to 507 hp. An … [Read more...]

NEW AUDI RS7: EFFICIENT PERFORMER

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk Audi brought some searing heat to the bitter cold of Detroit last month as the new RS 7 Sportback made its world public debut at the North American International Automobile Show. Combining typically Audi lines with incredible performance, the RS 7 uses a … [Read more...]

REVISED AUDI Q5 RANGE NOW ON SALE

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk The Audi Q5 doesn’t quite seem old enough to warrant a facelift yet but that is exactly what Audi has gone and done. Combining subtle styling revisions with equipment enhancements and economy gains, the remodelled range is now available to order from around … [Read more...]

NEW LEXUS IS REVEALED

By: Chris Walsh Twitter @cwalsh_uk The first official pictures of the all-new Lexus IS have been released and they reveal, what can only be described as, a fairly robust new design. Presumably, a slight reaction to the commonly accepted notion that the old Lexus IS may have been a little bit … [Read more...]

WINTER’S NOT OVER YET

In the UK we can expect some bad weather during the later winter months and quite often there is more snow in February than during other winter months. In the past five decades the UK has experienced temperatures consistently below 7°C at which level summer tyres do not perform efficiently in terms … [Read more...]

AMP IT UP: STYLING PACKAGE HEIGHTENS VISUAL APPEAL OF THE TT COUPÉ AND ROADSTER BLACK EDITION MODELS

Audi has unveiled details of its new Amplified Black specification, which is now available as an optional extra for all TT Coupé and Roadster Black Edition models, combining extra sporting looks with a choice of four metallic or pearl effect colours: Glacier White, Misano Red, Daytona Grey or Samoa … [Read more...]

FORD CLAIMS DOUBLE SUCCESS IN THE 2013 BUSINESSCAR AWARDS

Ford has claimed double success in the 2013 BusinessCar Awards,  with Focus winning Car of the Year in its sector and S-MAX taking the MPV honours. The new Ford B-MAX was runner-up in the overall Car of the Year category. It is the seventh award in as many years for the Ford S-MAX, as … [Read more...]

FOOTBALL STAR SEES RED OVER CAR THEFT

Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes had his prized 4X4 stolen from his driveway yesterday as he defrosted the windscreen. The thieves pounced after the Old Trafford legend left the engine running on his Chevrolet Captiva Estate to melt the ice while he went back indoors*. Known as … [Read more...]

HONDA LANEWATCH™ BLIND SPOT DISPLAY WINS AWARD FROM GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

Honda's LaneWatch™ blind spot display has won a Good Housekeeping 2013 "Very Innovative Products" (VIP) Award, the only automotive product to earn this distinction for 2013 and one of only nine innovative new product winners overall. Debuting on the new 2013 Accord, the innovative Lane-Watch … [Read more...]